Olympic champion Vladimir Kuts starting the Leningrad Marathon in Pushkino, following runners Rumyantsev and Terentyev the 35 Km to Leningrad where Rumyantsev wins.
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Pushkino and Leningrad, Russia, USSR / Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
CU Russian athlete and Olympic champion Vladimir Kuts in uniform to judge the Leningrad Marathon Race. CU Street banner. CU Kuts starts the 35 Km race in Pushkino. LS Mass of runners starting, pan as they run along road. Tracking shots of race. (6 shots). MS Kuts looking out of car in front of runners. MS Runner 172, Nikolai Rumyantsev, collects a drink without stopping followed by a boy on roller skates. Various shots of race with CUs of Rumyantsev and Runner 123, Nikolai Terentyev running side by side. MS Rumyantsev running ahead of the field as the race enters Leningrad. Various shots, Palace Square, Leningrad with crowds, pan to flags at finishing post. LS Winner Nikolai Rumyantsev coming in and being congratulated by Kuts. Crowd applaud. Various shots as other runners finish race, cut-ins of crowds.
Note: Date on original record: 14/08/1958.